Amazon Prime Video launches watch party feature amid social distancing

01 Juillet, 2020, 02:52 | Auteur: Christine Menetries

This week, Amazon is beginning to roll out the Watch Party feature on Prime Video for USA subscribers at no additional cost. There are several third-party apps and extensions that make it possible to watch shows and movies together, like Scener, but Prime Video is one of the first subscription services to build the functionality directly into its platform, and you can try it out right now.

To begin, the party host, who controls playback features for their audience, can click "Watch Party" on any video-on-demand title included with Prime membership and share a private link with family and friends.

The Verge reports that a single session of the Amazon video watch party can hold up to 100 participants. The video watch party feature includes more than a thousand titles to choose from which users can enjoy with their gang. However, it is also necessary that all Prime users should be based in the US.

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With Prime Video Channels, Prime members can subscribe to more than 150 premium and specialty channels like HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, and Cinemax.

Watch Party is only available for movies and TV shows that are streamable with a Prime subscription, which that means that random Adventure Time episode you bought four years ago is not eligible. There is a built-in chat function, too, enabling you to communicate throughout with both text and emojis (the most important part of any film critique).

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